Species of Thailand
Cyanoptila cyanomelana, Coenraad Jacob Temminck, 1829
(In Thai: นกจับแมลงสีฟ้าอกดำ)
The blue-and-white flycatcher (Cyanoptila cyanomelana) is a migratory songbird in the Old World flycatcher family Muscicapidae. The species is also known as the Japanese flycatcher. It breeds in Japan, Korea, and in parts of north eastern China and the Russian Far East. It winters in South East Asia, especially in Vietnam, Cambodia, Thailand, Sumatra and Borneo. This species has been recorded as a vagrant from the Sinharaja Rainforest in Sri Lanka in 2014.
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Category / Seasonal Status
Wiki listed status (concerning Thai population): Passage migrant
BCST Category: Recorded in an apparently wild state within the last 50 years
BCST Seasonal status: Mainly spring and autumn passage migrant
- Cyanoptila cyanomelana
- Thai: นกจับแมลงสีฟ้าอกดำ
Least Concern (IUCN3.1)